Announcing the Fifth Annual Cynopsis Sports Media Awards Finalists for 2016

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Finalists to be Celebrated at an Awards Breakfast on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the NY Athletic Club in NYC

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Cynopsis Sports announced the finalists for its fifth annual Awards program – honoring the top sports programs, campaigns and people. This must-attend, sell-out industry event will see some of the brightest stars in the business highlight and honor the most outstanding communications initiatives, programming and executives in the highly competitive sports media industry.

A complete list of the finalists can be found here:

Among the finalists are:

  • Big Ten Network
  • CBS Sports
  • ESPN
  • FOX Sports
  • Golf Channel
  • MLB Network
  • NBA
  • NBC Sports
  • NFL Network
  • NHL
  • MLB Network
  • Pac-12
  • PGA Tour
  • Showtime Networks Inc.
  • Telemundo Media
  • Turner Sports
  • Univision Deportes
  • WWE
  • And more.

The Cynopsis Sports Media Award finalists will be recognized at an awards breakfast on April 21, 2016, from 8:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan. For event registration information, click here. Winners and honorable mentions will be featured in a special eReport of Cynopsis Sports to be distributed to more than 50,000 executives in sports media.

As part of the festivities, Cynopsis also pays tribute annually with special awards that are given to sports luminaries who changed the way their brands connected with fans across the country and around the world. This year’s honorees include MLS Commissioner Don Garber, MLB Network President Rob McGlarry and Fox Sports President, COO & Executive Producer Eric Shanks for the Vision, Navigator and Legacy Awards. Cynopsis Sports will also be honoring the Gem Award to our brand of the year Hyundai Motor America; accepted by Mike O’Brien, VP Corporate and Product Planning.

Cynopsis Sports is a daily publication covering the business of sports TV and is the must-read of leaders in the programming, branding and Sports marketing arena. Cynopsis Media Director of Sports Content Chris Pursell writes the ePublication and produces all Cynopsis Sports Business Events.

For registration questions or issues, contact Sarah Martinez at sarah(at)cynopsis(dot)com. For sponsorship information or to place a congratulatory ad in the program, contact VP of Sales and Marketing Mike Farina at mike(at)cynopsis(dot)com.

About Cynopsis Media:
Cynopsis Media is what the TV industry reads first every day. The Cynopsis Media family of products includes the media industry's most-read daily, Cynopsis, plus sister dailies Cynopsis Digital and Cynopsis Sports, the Cynopsis Jobs board and special reports. Serving TV, agency and brand professionals, Cynopsis Media produces conferences, webinars, and awards programs that are second to none. Find out more at

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